dyspneal

dyspnea

[disp-nee-uh]
noun Pathology.
difficult or labored breathing.

Origin:
1675–85; dys- + -pnea

dyspneal, dyspneic, adjective
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dyspnoea or dyspnea (dɪspˈniːə)
 
n
Compare eupnoea difficulty in breathing or in catching the breath
 
[C17: via Latin from Greek duspnoia, from dys- + pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe]
 
dyspnea or dyspnea
 
n
 
[C17: via Latin from Greek duspnoia, from dys- + pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe]
 
dysp'noeal or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'noeic or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'neal or dyspnea
 
adj
 
dysp'neic or dyspnea
 
adj

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dyspnea dysp·ne·a (dĭsp-nē'ə)
n.
Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.


dysp·ne'ic (-nē'ĭk) adj.
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dyspnea   (dĭsp-nē'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
Difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
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